Re: How about Unique Numbering all G songs

Ramakrishna Sanka (rs7@Ra.MsState.Edu)
Wed, 10 Jul 1996 17:27:54 -0500 (CDT)

namastE !

Sorry to keep harping about Srikanth's Film server all the time,
but I cannot help it.

For the purpose of ordering the G song database, a numbering scheme
similar to his may be used. He uses the year of release to order his
films database.Each film is identified by a number that is made up of
the year of release and an ordinal number.

We can use a number like :   yynnnnss

	yy is year of release
	     2 digits should be enough since we are dealing only with
	     Ghantasala songs i.e yy between 45 and 75.(I guess !)
	nnnn is the ordinal number of the film
		( may be in chronological order, or as available in the
		  database. )
	     4 digits to allow for > 1000 films released per year
	     or if it is known that the number never crossed 999
	     for allowing insertions (at least 9 of them) at a later
	ss is the song number in the film.

What do y'all think about this ?!

Whatever scheme we finally use, it is wonderful to have one !


Ramakrishna Sanka

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